Slide Show Alert: This week the Times features a picture book slide show. In a related feature Ian Beck discusses the work of" The best new picture book illustrators" in the Times.
Steve Rosen recommends children's books on money and saving for the Kansas City Star. (Via the Orlando Sentinel.)
Mary Harris Russell reviews five new books for the Chicago Tribune, including Jeanne Birdsall's The Penderwicks on Gardam Street (Speaking of Birdsall, Sue Corbett interviews her for Publisher's Weekly.)
Leanne Italie recommends books for Earth Day in the Seattle Times.
It's children's book week in the New York Times. Here's what's on tap this month:
- Lawrence Downes reviews Ain’t Nothing but a Man: My Quest to Find the Real John Henry, by Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson
- Becca Zerkin reviews two new picture books including Traces by Paula Fox, illustrated by Karla Kuskin
- This month's Bookshelf is devoted to children's books including Philip Pullman's Once Upon a Time in the North
Alison Lurie reviews many a Rapunzel-themed book (including Sara Lewis Holmes's Letters from Rapunzel) for The New York Review of Books.
Sue Bradford Edwards reviews seven new picture books for the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch.
Kind of a slow weekend. I guess everyone was out enjoying the flowers. Who can blame them?